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Cohort Size Effects on US Enrollment Decisions

Diane Macunovich ()

No DP-36, Williams Project on the Economics of Higher Education from Department of Economics, Williams College

Abstract: Although considerable effort has been expended on measuring the returns to education in the U.S. and on modeling the individual decision-making process in human capital investment, surprisingly little work has been done in terms of attempts to forecast college enrollment rates in the U.S. population, despite the obvious need for such forecasts.

Keywords: EDUCATION; SCHOOLS; UNITED STATES; DEMOGRAPHY (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I20 I21 I29 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 33 pages
Date: 1996
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